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Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012See also: Roadways map
Michal Kwiatkowski wins 2014 men's world road race title
Road Cycling UK - 9/29/2014 8:33:09 AM
Michal Kwiatkowski made history for Poland by claiming his country’s first world road race title with a solo victory in Ponferrada, Spain. The 24-year-old attacked on the descent of the penultimate climb on the last of the 14 laps of the 18.2km circuit ...
Kwiatkowski wins road race world title
USA Today - 9/28/2014 2:25:06 PM
PONFERRADA, Spain (AP) — Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland pulled away from a star-studded field to win a grueling road race at the cycling world championships on Sunday ... and lift his arms in celebration of his country's first gold medal in the event.
Bloomberg Funds Road Safety in World Cities
Wall Street Journal - 9/29/2014 7:07:15 AM
a nongovernmental organization in India that used a grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies to push for a new national road-safety law. India has one of the world's highest tolls from traffic fatalities annually. A draft of the law has been released and ...
Simon Gerrans primed for tilt at World Road Championships
townandcountrymagazine.com.au - 9/16/2014 12:34:39 AM
... two World Tour races in Canada on the weekend that have made him one of the favourites for the elite men's race at the world road championships in Ponferrada, Spain next week. The plaudits came flooding in for the Australian's intelligent reading of ...
Poland's Kwiatkowski wins cycling world road race title
YAHOO - 9/28/2014 2:46:34 PM
Ponferrada (Spain) (AFP) - Michal Kwiatkowski timed his breakaway to perfection to make history as the first Polish rider to win the men's road race world title ... that proved decisive as he became his country's first ever world champion.
Cycling - Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski wins world road race title
Yahoo News - 9/28/2014 2:39:25 PM
Poland's Michal Kwiatkowski timed his breakaway to perfection to win the men's road race world title in Ponferrada ... that proved decisive as he became his country's first ever world champion. AFP Sports & Recreation Michal Kwiatkowski Simon Gerrans ...
Brad Paisley Announces 2014 Country Nation World Tour
Taste of Country - 5/15/2014 12:55:51 PM
Brad Paisley‘s revving up to hit the road for his 2014 Country Nation World Tour, bringing his hits to cities in the United States and Canada this summer. Paisley’s tour, sponsored by Kraft Cheese & Dairy brands, kicks off in the City of Brotherly Love ...
2015 Rugby World Cup Is Too Focused on London and the South
Bleacher Report - 9/29/2014 10:06:13 AM
The 2015 Rugby World Cup hosted by England is under a year away and ... Leicester has played an important role in the development and promotion of the game in this country. Welford Road is the largest designated club rugby stadium in England and home ...
Kenya's Dennis Kimetto Breaks Marathon World Record
The Business Insider - 9/29/2014 4:22:37 AM
Berlin (AFP) - Kenyan runner Dennis Kimetto set a new world record in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday ... and notable as he is one of a new breed of Kenyan road racers who do not have a track pedigree. In 2013 he won the Tokyo Marathon, setting a course ...
World Bank announces its new Country Representative for Timor-Leste
The World Bank - 7/14/2014 8:31:25 AM
She will also attend the Presentation Ceremony for the World Bank-financed Dili-Ainaro Road rehabilitation. She will be accompanied by the World Bank Country Director for Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and the Pacific Islands, Franz Drees-Gross as well as ...
Brazil Comes Around as the World Cup Plays On
New York Times - 7/4/2014 12:50:50 AM
showing the world the road to change, and times when you think Brazil is a world-class catastrophe, the worst country, the country where everything goes wrong.” The experience of many Brazilians during the World Cup may be somewhere between elation and ...
'How I visited every country in the world - without a single flight'
Daily Telegraph - 11/29/2012 10:26:31 AM
This would be the first of many border crossings as I embarked on what I knew would be the biggest adventure of my life: the Odyssey Expedition, the first surface journey to every country in the ... but after 1,426 days on the road, on Monday I crossed ...
Germany Is No. 1 in the World for Energy Efficiency; U.S. Ranks Near Bottom
The Weather Channel - 7/22/2014 12:18:09 PM
Americans drive more than 9,300 miles per year, more than citizens in any other major world economy ... which criticized the country for focusing more on road construction than expanding public transportation. Since then, the U.S. has made very little ...
US ambassador to Kosovo hired by construction firm he lobbied for
theguardian.com - 4/13/2014 11:56:34 PM
A US ambassador to Kosovo, who lobbied for the construction of a $1bn road through the war-torn country, has taken up a post with the ... despite concerns from the IMF, the World Bank, EU diplomats, Feith, and the Kosovan government's own legal adviser.
Kwiatkowski wins world’s road race
Nation News - 9/28/2014 3:12:13 AM
PONFERRADA, Spain (AP) – Michal Kwiatkowski of Poland pulled away from a star-studded field to win a gruelling road race at the cycling World Championships today ... and lift his arms in celebration of his country’s first gold medal in the event.